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'Mona Lisa ®' rose Description
'Mona Lisa ® (Floribunda, Meilland, 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Hof Pallenhoven
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
41 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIlyxir
Exhibition name: Mona Lisa ®
Origin:
Bred by Michèle Meilland Richardier (France, before 2003).
Class:
Floribunda, Patio.  
Bloom:
Dark red to red.  Mild fragrance.  up to 82 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, thornless (or almost).  Small, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 20" to 32" (50 to 80cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Parentage:
If you know the parentage of this rose, or other details, please contact us.
Notes:
No. 034 in the 2003 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)

[Introduced 2008 in Japan as 'Sourire de Mona Lisa']
 
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